Despite 104 dashing yards by quarterback Justin Fields, the Chicago Bears would lose to the Detroit Lions 31-26, on Sunday, November 19, on the highway. The Bears led huge all through the sport however surrendered the lead late within the fourth quarter.
Fields made his first look since Week 6, and went 16 of 23 for 169 yards with one landing.
This recreation additionally marked Fields fifth profession, 100-yard dashing recreation and first of the season. He discovered huge receiver DJ Moore for a 39-yard landing cross within the third quarter to provide the Bears the lead.
Moore 14-yard reception within the first quarter, helped him eclipsed the 6,000 yard mark for his profession and 800 on the season. He’s the primary participant drafted in 2018 or later to succeed in the 6,000 yard mark.
Moore completed the sport with seven catches for 96 yards and one landing. Coming into the sport, he ranked ninth within the NFL in receiving yards, tied for tenth within the NFL and tied for fifth within the NFC.
Courting again to the beginning of the 1970 NFL season, Moore’s 889 receiving yards in Weeks 1-11 is the third-highest whole by a Bears pass-catcher.
The opening drive, the Bears had 5 performs of 10 or extra yards. The ten-play, 75-yard drive led to a Bears landing powered in by operating again D’Onta Foreman.
This marked Foreman’s fourth dashing landing on the season and the 14th of his profession. The Bears offense held the ball for 40:24.
This additionally marked the best time of possession for the Bears on the season, their second-highest since 2000 (2006 Week 15-41:56) and second-highest within the NFL this season (Dallas Week 2- 42:15).
The Bears protection completed the sport with a season-high 4 takeaways (three interceptions, one fumble restoration). This marked the second recreation this season with three interceptions and fourth recreation with a number of takeaways. The Bears final brought on three turnovers in Week 7 in opposition to the Raiders.
Joseph Phillips is the Sports activities Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He’s a Chicago native, who has been a sports activities author for over 17 years. He additionally hosts the SC Media Information and Sports activities Community Q&A radio present on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.